sergeanty

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ser·geanty

noun \ˈsär-jən-tē\
plural ser·geant·ies

Definition of SERGEANTY

:  any of numerous feudal services of a personal nature by which an estate is held of the king or other lord distinct from military tenure and from socage tenure

Origin of SERGEANTY

Middle English sergeantie, from Anglo-French sergantie, sergeantie, from sergant sergeant
First Known Use: 15th century

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